Welcome Teachers!

This page contains links for professional organizations, blogs, and studio business resources.

Please encourage your music students to visit our student link which contains all sorts of "musical nuggets" especially for them!

And don't forget, if you discover other sites which would benefit our members or music students, please let us know!


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

American College of Musicians/National Guild of Piano Teachers
http://pianoguild.com

American Guild of Organists
www.agohq.org/

American String Teachers Association
www.astaweb.com

Music Teachers National Association
www.mtna.org

National Federation of Music Clubs
www.nfmc-music.org/

South Carolina Music Teachers Association
www.scmta.org


MUSIC FORUMS | BLOGS | EDUCATIONAL TOOLS

Bonnie Blanchard
www.bonnieblanchard.com

Dennis Alexander
www.dennisalexander.com

Majesty Music
www.majestymusic.com

Music Teachers Blog
www.musicteachershelper.com

Music Motivation
www.musicmotivation.com
www.musicmotivation.blogspot.com
[email protected]

Music Teachers National Association
www.mtna.org

MTNA Resources/Teaching Tips
http://www.mtna.org/Resources/TeachingTips/tabid/599/Default.aspx

MTNA Discussion Boards
http://www.mtna.org/ Select "Disussion Boards"

Practice Spot
The Official Web Site of Philip Johnston and Associates
www.practicespot.com

Dr. Scott Price
www.music.sc.edu/ea/keyboard/ppf

Sound Forth Music
www.soundforth.com

Theory Time
http://www.theorytime.com/


STUDIO BUSINESS RESOURCES

SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business
www.score.org

United States Small Business Administration
www.sba.gov

Internal Revenue Service Department of the Treasury
www.irs.gov


WEBSITES  (Recommended by Dr. Lorri Turcios)

www.colorinmypiano.com  (App’s list)

www.composecreate.com  (Rhythm Cups!!!)

www.files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/ED536514.pdf  (Summer Slide info)

www.funandlearnmusic.com

www.insidemusicteaching.com

www.musicmattersblog.com

www.susanparadis.com

www.teachpianotoday.com  (!!! Favorite…see the store for the innovative fun digital resources)


COMPOSITION | IMPROVISATION | HARMONIZATION METHODS (Recommended by Dr. Lorri Turcios)

Alfred Basic Piano Library—Composition Books, Level 1-3 (Alfred)

Close, Carol; Piano Teacher’s Guide to Creative Composition (Hal Leonard)

Coleman, Ruth and Hamilton, Shelley; Hymnprovisor, Book 1 & 2 (Majesty Music)

Dow, Andrea & Trevor; The Curious Case of Muttzart and Rattmaninoff (www.teachpianotoday.com)

Kinney, Forrest; Chord Play, Books 1-5 (Frederick Harris available at SheetMusicPlus.com)

Kinney, Forrest; Pattern Play, Books 1-6 (Frederick Harris available at SheetMusicPlus.com)

            see www.rcmusic.ca/frederick-harris-music/rcm-publications for samples of Kinney’s books

McLean, Edwin; Discover Beginning Improvisation and Blues Improvisation (Faber/Hal Leonard)

Morin, Joy; Composition and Improvisation Prompts for Piano (colorinmypiano.com)

Ream, Duane & Bonam, Rebecca, The Church Pianist, Levels 1-4 (Soundforth/Lorenz)

Rossi, Wynn-Anne; Creative Composition Tool Box, Book 1-6 (Alfred)

Wilson, Jennifer; Composing for Young Musicians (Alfred)


MISCELLANEOUS RESOURCES (Recommended by Dr. Lorri Turcios)

Heads Up Dibble Goggles for sight-reading — www.amazon.com  from $3.98

Free Flexible Scheduling App – www.acuityscheduling.com